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Colton Howell Among Top Business Students in the Country
Colton Howell Among Top Business Students in the Country
Traci Davenport
Friday, November 06, 2020

Colton Howell, a current sophomore,  scored among the top business students nationwide on rigorous exams to test their business knowledge. The exams are part of the school’s High School of Business™ program, a national accelerated business administration program of MBA Research and Curriculum Center.  Students from across the nation participated in the program during the 2019-20 school year.   

Colton scored in the top 10% of students who took the Leadership exam in the 2019-2020 school year.

Course NameNumber of Exams TakenHighest Score by CourseAverage High ScoreNational Average Score
Leadership87199%93%69.87%
Principles of Business2,13898%92%67.67%
Principles of Marketing96897%89%67.86%
Principles of Management60295%87%66.17%

Students participating in High School of Business™ complete real, hands-on business projects through a series of six courses. The program also includes observational internships, opportunities to earn college credit, and local oversight via a steering team of college faculty, business professionals, and school personnel.

High School of Business™ is a program of MBA Research, a non-profit organization specializing in educational research and the development of business and marketing curriculum for high schools and colleges across the U.S. The accelerated program is designed for college-bound students with interest in business administration careers, such as marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, or management. For more information about the national organization, visit www.MBAResearch.org/HSB. Locally, contact Peetz High School Business Teacher, Mrs. Davenport at (970) 334-2361.